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What the response to Gayle King’s Lisa Leslie interview reveals about “dragging culture”

Last month, I had the painful task of writing about Kobe Bryant and the impact that his unexpected and untimely death appeared to be...

What Kobe Bryant’s death has taught me about how Black men mourn

Since Kobe Bryant's tragic death, Black men have shown emotions that many forget they have. So it's time to let them have their wake for the NBA legend and show that despite stereotypes, they are human

Why Jillian Michaels is dangerous and can (sincerely) kiss my big beautiful Black a**

On a televised appearance, the fitness expert's perspective about bodies like Lizzo's got well-deserved backlash and it made her seem not very credible when it comes to the health of plus-sized people

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Lark Voorhies has had her share of troubles since the wildly popular sitcom Saved by the Bell went off the air, but when she found out they were working on a reboot with some of the original cast members,...
The stars and executive producers of Self Made: Inspired by the Life of Madam C. J. Walker had a breakfast roundtable to discuss the project and mogul



Rape victim made to wear blackface and afro wig ‘to protect her real identity’ during interview

A French television show is being called out for racism after opting to dress a...
Marijuana thegrio.com

LA County DA files motion to dismiss nearly 66,000 marijuana convictions

Los Angeles County District Attorney Jackie Lacey is asking the court to throw out nearly...

#BlackHealth: How Peloton Helped Me Get Off My Couch This Winter

Winter doesn’t want us to win.  Or at least, it can feel that way. It’s a...
Ball State University

Ball State University professor suspended after calling cops on Black student

A Ball State University professor who made headlines after calling the police on a Black...
University of Virginia

Black student announcing ‘too many white people’ at UVA multicultural center goes viral

A yet to be identified Black student at the University of Virginia has gone viral...


Serena Williams

Serena Williams shares vulnerable message about the challenges of being a working mom

There's no doubt that motherhood has had a deep impact on Serena Williams and this...
Kobe Bryant and Gianna Bryant theGrio.com

Kobe Bryant fans are paying final respects to him at the wrong gravesite

Hundreds of well-meaning Kobe Bryant fans are reportedly flocking to the wrong gravesite to pay respects to...
Michael Harris

College linebacker charged with assault for bodyslamming a cop

An Eastern Kentucky University linebacker was arrested and charged with assault of a police officer after bodyslamming him to the ground.

Barack Obama delivers touching speech about ‘heartbreaking’ death of Kobe Bryant at NBA All-Star brunch

During the NBA All-Star Weekend Newsmaker Brunch in Chicago on Saturday, former president Barack Obama...
Gabrielle Union

Dwyane Wade says telling Gabrielle Union about break up baby was the ‘hardest thing’

A promo for an upcoming documentary unearthed details of how Dwyane Wade had to break...


6 tips about managing your money that will set your 2020 on fire

If you're ready to make some real money moves in 2020, follow these six financial goals starting this January to take you all the way to the bank.
Suge Knight thegrio.com

Hasbro toy company announces Death Row Records ownership after Suge Knight appoints Ray J to run it

The legendary toy company, Hasbro, is officially the proud owner of Death Row Records - the iconic west coast music label once associated with artists Snoop Dogg, Dr. Dre and the late, great 2Pac.
50 Cent thegrio.com

50 Cent slams Comcast CEO for ‘f*cking up’ ‘Power’ by dropping Starz

50 Cent blasted Comcast Corp. and its CEO over the reported removal of the Starz network from the company's lineup, which carries his show 'Power'
curtis symonds thegrio

Corporate executive, Curtis Symonds, launches new app that can potentially change the game for Black college athletes at HBCUs

Curtis Symonds, CEO of HBCU Network, wants to educate people on the value of HBCUs while providing Black student athletes with a national platform to get the exposure they deserve.

Jacksonville Jaguars owner buys majority stake in Black News Channel

The Black News Channel, a new Tallahassee-based cable news network launching on November 15, is being backed by Pakistani-American billionaire Shahid “Shad” Khan, who owns the Jacksonville Jaguars.